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England: South Sea Bubble IV - The Bubble Pops - Extra...

England: South Sea Bubble IV – The Bubble Pops – Extra History

With the South Sea Company’s value dangerously inflated, Blunt drives one more scheme to raise stock prices – and it finally backfires on him.

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PDP may expel Jonathan’s aides for anti-party activities

Indications have emerged that Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party is planning to probe the senator representing Bayelsa Central Senatorial District, Emmanuel Paulker, for alleged anti-party activities in the April 11 state House of Assembly election. 281 more words


Weekender: Airstrip in Middle of Nowhere

Wikipedia – “Fiery Cross Reef, also known as “Northwest Investigator Reef”, “Yongshu Island” (永暑岛) and “Yongshu Reef” (永暑礁) by the Chinese,[1] “Kagitingan Reef” by the Philippines, 120 more words


today's holiday, Zimbabwe Independence Day

Zimbabwe Independence Day

Like much of Africa, the area that is now Zimbabwe was long controlled by Europeans. In 1922, the 34,000 European settlers chose to become a self-governing British colony, … 58 more words

Fund For Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Hints At Presidential Run

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – People close to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder have formed a fund so he can travel the country and tell of the state’s rebound under his watch, raising the prospect of a potential presidential bid. 88 more words